Global Network of National Geoparks

“The International Networks of Geosites and Industrial Archaeology”.——A portal realized by the Geolo

December 24, 2008

The immense world heritage of geosites and geoparks, starting from that of the Geological and Mining Park of Sardinia, will within everybody's reach: scholars, enthusiasts or virtual tourists with a s...

Conservation Volunteers in the Lesvos Petrified Forest Geopark

December 24, 2008

Always open to the youth, the Lesvos Petrified Forest Geopark once more this summer welcomed the arrival of students from Europe and America, who participated in its voluntarism programmes

San'in Coast listed as 'Japanese Geopark'

December 17, 2008

The Japan Geopark Committee has awarded its first 'Japanese Geopark' label to seven regions, including the San'in Coast (photo) in western Japan...

Yangbajing Geopark to be opened in Tibet

December 16, 2008

Yangbajing Geopark will consist of four sections, covering a total area of 2,500 square kilometers. An investment of 270 million yuan is to be injected into the project...

Monthly Report of the Geopark Naturtejo Meseta Meridional-Issue 27

December 11, 2008

In this issue: – Geopark exhibited in Foz do Cobrão – One Year of Planet Earth celebrated in the National Assembly – International Seminar on Geoparks in Brazil with Naturtejo Geopark– NaturGeo2008 in...

Field trip in Lushan Global Geopark for revaluation concluded

December 11, 2008

Following the field trip in Huangshan Global Geopark, Mr. Nickolas Zouros from the Global Geopark Bureau – Greece visited Lushan Global Geopark for the initial revaluation during the period December 2...

Field trip in Huangshan Global Geopark for revaluation

December 10, 2008

Mr. Nickolas Zouros from the Global Geopark Bureau had a field visit in Huangshan Global Geopark for the initial revaluation from November 30 to December 1

Coming Revaluation of Huangshan and Lushan Geoparks by UNESCO

December 1, 2008

Prof. Nickolas Zouros ---- an expert from the Globle Geoparks Network Bureau ---- will have a field trip in Huangshan and Lushan geoparks for “revaluation” ...

Future Meetings Calendar

November 27, 2008

3 April 2009 - Sardinia, Italy: International workshop "Sustainable tourism in protected areas" - Geological and Mining Park of Sardinia; August - September 2009 - China: 2nd Asian - Pasific Geoparks ...

The greatest resource on earth

November 26, 2008

For Beth Halfkenny, curator and geological technician for the department of earth sciences, this just won’t do. Halfkenny spearheads the department’s active outreach program to increase awareness of t...

Speleological researches of Papuk's karstic area

November 19, 2008

Members of the Croatian Biospeleological Association from Zagreb have completed five day speleological researches in the karstic area of Papuk...

Visit in Danxiashan Geopark by Delegation from Vietnam

November 18, 2008

A 20-member Vietnamese delegation of geoparks from the Ministry of Natural Resource and Environment, the Institute of Geology and Mineral Resources and other agencies explored the Danxiashan Geopark o...

Satisfactory Completion of the Dinosaurs Exhibition of Zigong in the US

November 18, 2008

The exhibition “The Dinosaurs of China” was completed satisfactorily in Miami, the US, which was attended by the Zigong Museum of Dinosaurs and the Lufeng Museum of Dinosaurs in Yunnan ...

Iran's geotourism atlas to be released

November 17, 2008

A comprehensive atlas of Iran's geotourism and geopark capabilities featuring more than 1,000 photos on the country's geological phenomena with related captions will be released by November 20.

Monthly Report of the Geopark Naturtejo Meseta Meridional-Issue 26

November 14, 2008

In this issue: –In ProGEO International Symposium; – Educational Programs awarded in Taipei; – Armindo is the new Vice-President Tourism of Centre –Visit to Maestrazgo and Sobrarbe geoparks and more…

Nature Geo 2008 - Geodiversity in Andalucia

November 13, 2008

Time: November 26th, 27th and 28th 2008

8th European Geoparks Conference

November 12, 2008

Naturtejo Geopark (Portugal) “New Challenges with Geotourism” Idanha-a-Nova, 14-18 September 2009...

North Pennines News Autumn & Winter 2008/09

November 12, 2008

This edition is full of news items and features to keep you up to date with what's going on in the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) and European Geopark. From new LEADER fundin...

Status Report of International Year of Planet Earth 2007-2009

November 11, 2008

Evolution of an idea: The idea of an International Year of Planet Earth was launched in 2000 at an IUGS Council meeting.

A World of Science (October-December 2008)

November 11, 2008

in this issue:In focus-Megacities of tomorrow;news-Benin first to host African Virtual Campus...